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Farmland discusses ACRES and the challenges facing young farmers

Farmland discusses ACRES and the challenges facing young farmers

On this episode of Farmland, Agriland editor Stella Meehan sits down with general secretary of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association...

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Ash dieback: Two thirds of applications still awaiting decision on RUS

Ash dieback: Two thirds of applications still awaiting decision on RUS

Figures released by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) reveal that approximately two thirds of applications to...

July 4, 2022

Delays to RUS application approval is ‘intolerable’ – TD

Delays to RUS application approval is ‘intolerable’ – TD

Sinn Féin TD for Tipperary, Martin Browne, has received figures from the Department of Agriculture that reveal only one third...

July 2, 2022

ICSA: Wool has been undervalued for far too long

ICSA: Wool has been undervalued for far too long

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has welcomed today’s (Friday, July 1) publication of the long-awaited wool feasibility...

July 1, 2022

Food Vision Beef and Sheep Group told succession pathways are crucial

Food Vision Beef and Sheep Group told succession pathways are crucial

The Food Vision Beef and Sheep Group has been told that sustaining Ireland’s agricultural sector requires succession pathways for new...

June 30, 2022

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Minister Eamon Ryan visits farms in the Kingdom

Minister Eamon Ryan visits farms in the Kingdom

Agriland joins Minister Eamon Ryan as he sees sustainability in practice on two Kerry farms

June 30, 2022

€650k GLAS+ balancing payments commence – DAFM

€650k GLAS+ balancing payments commence – DAFM

More than 3,100 farmers will start to receive balancing payments under the Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS) to the tune...

June 30, 2022

Minister to appear at Oireachtas committee on ‘food ombudsman’

Minister to appear at Oireachtas committee on ‘food ombudsman’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue will appear before the Joint Oireachtas Committee this evening (Wednesday, June...

June 29, 2022

‘Urgent need for clarity’ for farmers on solar PV supports

‘Urgent need for clarity’ for farmers on solar PV supports

The Micro-Renewable Energy Federation (MREF) has sent a submission to the government on urgently supporting the farming community in the...

June 29, 2022

British and Irish farmers meet to discuss NI Protocol

British and Irish farmers meet to discuss NI Protocol

Members of farm organisations from Ireland and the UK have met to discuss issues surrounding the Northern Ireland (NI) Protocol....

June 28, 2022

MEP opens major EU agriculture conference in Cork

MEP opens major EU agriculture conference in Cork

Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey is today (Tuesday, June 28) opening a major EU agriculture conference in Co. Cork. More...

June 28, 2022

Oireachtas committee to address methane emissions in private meeting

Oireachtas committee to address methane emissions in private meeting

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine (JOCAFM) will address methane emissions next week, with the aim...

June 24, 2022

ICMSA: Environmental and emissions policy changes needed

ICMSA: Environmental and emissions policy changes needed

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has said that it is becoming “increasingly obvious” that environmental and emissions policies...

June 23, 2022

Concerns over on-field feasibility of EU proposal to halve use of pesticides

Concerns over on-field feasibility of EU proposal to halve use of pesticides

Europe’s young farmers remain concerned about the on-field feasibility of legislative proposals, made by the European Commission, to halve the...

June 23, 2022

European Commission proposes 50% cut in pesticide use by 2030

European Commission proposes 50% cut in pesticide use by 2030

The European Commission has today (Wednesday, June 22) announced proposals to halve the use of chemical pesticides by 2030, and...

June 22, 2022

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Farmland discusses mastitis, dry cow therapy and tackling emissions with agtech 

Farmland discusses mastitis, dry cow therapy and tackling emissions with agtech 

On the latest episode of Farmland, Agriland dairy specialist, Brian McDonnell sits down with Michelle McGrath from Animal Health Ireland...

June 21, 2022

Claim new agri-environment scheme will be ‘bureaucratic nightmare’

Claim new agri-environment scheme will be ‘bureaucratic nightmare’

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has claimed that the new agri-environment scheme, unveiled by the government today (Tuesday, June 21),...

June 21, 2022

Inclusion of ANC category 1 lands in Fodder Scheme a ‘necessary development’ – IFA

Inclusion of ANC category 1 lands in Fodder Scheme a ‘necessary development’ – IFA

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Tim Cullinan, said confirmation that lands classified as ‘category 1’ land under...

June 18, 2022